Protesters block Mumbai-Goa highway after accident kills 25-year-old near Panvel
While the traffic was affected for some time, the local police, intervened and cleared the road in 30 minutesUpdated: Sep 08, 2017 15:05 IST
More than 100 people blocked the busy Mumbai-Goa highway near Panvel on Friday, after a road accident killed a 25-year-old woman.
While the traffic was affected for some time, the local police, intervened and cleared the road in 60 minutes.
The police said as the woman, who was riding a bike, stopped midway owing to the potholes near Panvel, a trailer crashed into the vehicle.
“Her upper part of her body was totally smashed in the accident. She died on the spot,” said a police officer from Panvel Taluka police station. “The situation was brought under control in an hour,” he said.
First Published: Sep 08, 2017 14:03 IST